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Glacier releases water, combines with heavy rain to cause flooding

...meteorologist Eric Halloway said, and by 1 p.m. the river was at 13.3 feet.The increase in water is due to the Snow Glacier dammed lake releasing and emptying water into Snow River. The river, which has risen more than 6 feet, flows into Kenai Lake...
Waiting for the peak

...when they start talking about Skilak is when I know I'm going to get flooded." Earlier this week, the Snow Glacier dammed lake released and emptied water into the Snow River, which has risen more than six feet. The Snow River flows into...
Learning from this disaster

...past couple of months on the central Kenai Peninsula, where numerous events, from heavy rain to the release of a glacier dammed lake, have created flooding situations in the area.Hardest hit has been the Kalifornsky Beach area, where apparent...
Residents in low-lying areas should stay alert

...Primrose Campground, and the Trail River near Moose Pass. Rain earlier in the week prompted the warning; the Snow Glacier Dammed Lake had not released as of this writing. Those who live in flood-prone areas know there s a risk involved, but being...
Put up your docks instead of your dukes

...added Yaeger. Snow Glacier-Dammed Lake generally releases every...Larry will be talking about glacier-dammed lakes and their cycles of filling...focus on the Skilak and Snow Glacier-Dammed Lakes. For more information call...
Snow Glacier dam releases

...Hydrologists predicted the Snow Glacier-dammed lake wouldn't release until next...absorb the water from the glacier-dammed lake. "It's going to be a substantial...that happened when the Skilak Glacier-dammed lake released was caused by ice...
Flood advisory in effect

...are something he's watched most of his life. Other than last year's flooding event that occurred when Skilak glacier-dammed lake drained, Hanes said the last significant flood happened in the early 1990s. He said he knew people with trailer...
Residents assess ice, flood damage

...several new friends Saturday helping flood victims in the Big Eddy area of Soldotna. Ice jams and the draining of a glacier-dammed lake in the Kenai Mountains have caused water in the Kenai River to rise and spill over into low-lying areas, especially...
Ice jams cause Soldotna flooding

...a concern Thursday as water draining from Skilak Glacier Dammed Lake made its way into the lower Kenai River. The lake...Keys during Friday night, which suggests the Skilak Glacier Dammed Lake is done draining. River water levels...
Ice jam stuck at Soldotna bridge

...people down there, that makes you nervous,? she said. The National Weather Service reports that the Skilak Glacier Dammed Lake has emptied, and water levels in the lower Kenai River will recede this week. But flood danger remains as...


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